What's Blooming in November:  A Call for Photos from Warm Climate Gardeners

By LarryR
November 15, 2011

Here at Cottage-in-the-Meadow Gardens, our outdoor gardens are in their last-hurrah stage as frost creeps across the landscape. As you'll see, there are still a few hardy stragglers outdoors, but for the most part, our gardens have been put to bed for the coming winter. This time of year presents a perfect opportunity for gardeners in warmer climes to show us what's blooming in their gardens. Floridians, Californians, Aussies, Kiwis, gardeners anywhere in the Southern Hemisphere or the southern reaches of the Northern Hemisphere, show us your blossoms! I'll publish as many photos as time and space allow.

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Nov 14, 2011 7:26 PM CST
Name: Allison
NJ (Zone 6a)
Charter ATP Member Forum moderator I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Dog Lover Hummingbirder Container Gardener
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I know it but I will leave it for some one else
Big Grin
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Nov 14, 2011 8:05 PM CST
Name: Larry Rettig
South Amana, IA (Zone 5a)
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Lover of wildlife (Raccoon badge) Foliage Fan Cottage Gardener Tip Photographer Composter
Organic Gardener Charter ATP Member Garden Photography Houseplants Hybridizer Cat Lover
Thanks for your gracious deference, Allison.

Readers, here is the November mystery flower. And no fair pestering Allison for the answer! Big Grin

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Nov 14, 2011 8:18 PM CST
Name: Robin
Pittsburg, MO
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Salvia Hot Lips
Save the planet, it's the only one with chocolate.
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Nov 14, 2011 9:30 PM CST
Name: Larry Rettig
South Amana, IA (Zone 5a)
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Lover of wildlife (Raccoon badge) Foliage Fan Cottage Gardener Tip Photographer Composter
Organic Gardener Charter ATP Member Garden Photography Houseplants Hybridizer Cat Lover
Congratulations Robyn, you're our winner this month! And I see that you already have a cheering section (above). Smiling

I'll be contacting you soon to talk about what photo you'd like to have me publish next month.
Gardener was the label imprinted on me when the souls were handed out and so be it. --Margaret Roach (Thank you, Sharon!) Notes from the Garden: Articles of interest on all aspects of gardening
Cottage-in-the-Meadow Gardens: Come on in and take the tour! Check out the photos!
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Nov 14, 2011 9:31 PM CST
Name: Robin
Pittsburg, MO
I sent a postcard to Randy! I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Charter ATP Member Garden Ideas: Level 1 Garden Art Birds
Orchids Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge) Region: United States of America Hummingbirder Region: Missouri Plumerias
Thanks Larry, I'll start looking in my files.
Save the planet, it's the only one with chocolate.
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Nov 14, 2011 11:58 PM CST
Name: Becky (Boo)
Phoenix, AZ 85022
finding joy one day at a time!
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Salvia Hot Lips!What a fun name. I live in Arizona and have never seen that plant! Hurray!

Great article Larry. I always enjoy reading about new-to me plants. Big Grin I wish I could grow some of those beauties in Phoenix! Well, I do grow sweet alyssum.

Allison, love the little hummer enjoying the nectar!
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Nov 15, 2011 12:51 AM CST
Name: Larry Rettig
South Amana, IA (Zone 5a)
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Lover of wildlife (Raccoon badge) Foliage Fan Cottage Gardener Tip Photographer Composter
Organic Gardener Charter ATP Member Garden Photography Houseplants Hybridizer Cat Lover
Thanks for the kind comments, Becky. Glad you enjoyed the article!
Gardener was the label imprinted on me when the souls were handed out and so be it. --Margaret Roach (Thank you, Sharon!) Notes from the Garden: Articles of interest on all aspects of gardening
Cottage-in-the-Meadow Gardens: Come on in and take the tour! Check out the photos!
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Nov 15, 2011 4:53 AM CST
Name: Allison
NJ (Zone 6a)
Charter ATP Member Forum moderator I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Dog Lover Hummingbirder Container Gardener
Million Pollinator Garden Challenge Region: New Jersey Seed Starter Garden Ideas: Level 1
thank you Becky!!
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Nov 15, 2011 5:39 AM CST
Name: Ann ~Heat zn 9, Sunset
North Fl. (Zone 8b)
Garden Sages Region: Ukraine Native Plants and Wildflowers Xeriscape Organic Gardener I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
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I'll be looking to see which of those plants will grow in my area too Larry.

Congratulations Robin! Hurray! Hurray! Hurray!

Allison ~~~ What Becky Boo said. Lovey dubby
I am a strong believer in the simple fact is that what matters in this life is how we treat others. I think that's what living is all about. Not what I've done in my life but how I've treated others. ~~ Sharon Brown
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Nov 15, 2011 11:38 AM CST
Name: Robin
Pittsburg, MO
I sent a postcard to Randy! I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Charter ATP Member Garden Ideas: Level 1 Garden Art Birds
Orchids Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge) Region: United States of America Hummingbirder Region: Missouri Plumerias
Thank you for the congrats. I knew this one right away, I grew it last year. With the move this year I lost the plant due to shock and not getting it watered like I should.. It is as delicate looking as in the picture., but seemed to like our 100 degree humid weather.
Save the planet, it's the only one with chocolate.
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Nov 15, 2011 4:01 PM CST
Name: Lynn
Oregon City, OR (Zone 8b)
Charter ATP Member Garden Sages I helped plan and beta test the plant database. I helped beta test the Garden Planting Calendar I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Plant Database Moderator
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Hurray! Congratulations Robin.
I just love that Salvia. Thumbs up
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